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'Salem's Lot

Stephen King

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Horror & ghost stories

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'Turn off the television - in fact, why don't you turn off all the lights except for the one over your favourite chair - and we'll talk about vampires here in the dim. I think I can make you believe in them.'
Stephen King, from the Introduction.

'Salem's Lot is a small New England town with the usual quota of gossips, drinkers, weirdos and respectable folk. Of course there are tales of strange happenings - but not more than in any other town its size.
Ben Mears, a moderately successful writer, returns to the Lot to write a novel based on his early years, and to exorcise the terrors that have haunted him since childhood. The event he witnessed in the house now rented by a new resident. A newcomer with a strange allure. A man who causes Ben some unease as things start to happen: a child disappears, a dog is brutally killed - nothing unusual, except the list starts to grow.
Soon surprise will turn to bewilderment, bewilderment to confusion and finally to terror . . .

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Praise for 'Salem's Lot

  • Mr. King's gift of storytelling is unrivaled. His ferocious imagination is unlimited. - George Pelecanos

  • A writer of excellence...King is one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel...brilliantly done - The Sunday Times

  • An incredibly gifted writer, whose writing, like Truman Capote's, is so fluid that you often forget that you're reading - Guardian

  • Splendid entertainment...Stephen King is one of those natural storytellers...getting hooked is easy - Frances Fyfield, Express

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Stephen King

Stephen King is the bestselling author of more than fifty books. His novels include Carrie, The Shining and Revival. His novel Under the Dome is now a major TV series. His novel 11.22.63 won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association.

Many of his books have been turned into celebrated films including Misery, The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. Over the years, King has had various cameo roles in film adaptations of his books as well as playing rhythm guitar in the Rock Bottom Remainders, a rock and roll band made up of some of America's bestselling and best-loved writers

He was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine, USA.